6 Ways to Manage Alzheimer’s Disease

managealz2 Creating a safe and familiar environment is paramount for Alzheimer's patients. Reduce the risk of accidents by keeping ample space around furniture and removing any loose rugs or other tripping hazards. Keeping everyday objects in places where the patient can easily find them will make day-to-day living easier. Keeping keys, mobile phones and wallets together in an easy-to-remember place will make leaving the house less challenging. A tracking device or app set up on a mobile phone will give loved ones peace of mind if the Alzheimer's patient becomes lost or confused. Place familiar objects such as family photographs and souvenirs around the house to help prompt memory. Remove unnecessary mirrors, patients with Alzheimer's can become confused by mirrors so confine them to the bathroom. Find out how communication is affected by Alzheimer's disease here. 
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